Necklace "Quimbaya"


Necklace "Quimbaya"

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Metal | gilded | Ceramic beads | Necklace 40-44 cm

Necklace "Quimbaya"

The Middle America brilliance: precolumbian gold jewellery. The rare items from the nationality Quimbaya living on the south of the river Cauca. They are famous as the most prominent goldsmiths of the Indian America. The sun symbolized the God in their culture. The half-rimmed elements were initially a kind of nose jewellery. Later people started to combine them with little sun figures into necklsces.

Necklace "Quimbaya": he original of this piece is situated in the Museum of Gold in Bogota, Columbia. This replicas are produced in traditional techniques in appointed workshops. 24 carat gilded metal, adjustable length 40-44 cm.

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